Find Hotels in West Lake District - West Lake Scenic Area, China

213 vacation rentals and hotels available now

  • Price per night
    USD 0 - USD 300 +
  • Guest rating
    All
  • Star rating
    and up
Advanced search
  • Today's Top Deals
    10% OFF
    Expires tomorrow!
    Get an additional 10% discount on top of great deals in Paris
    10% OFF
    Expires tomorrow!
    Valid on bookings made 5 Jul 2018 through 18 Jul 2018 for accommodation that shows the option to enter a coupon code on the booking form.
    Search Properties
    8% OFF
    Expires in 1 week!
    Get 8% off your accommodations in Taipei now
    8% OFF
    Expires in 1 week!
    Valid on bookings made 13 Jul 2018 through 26 Jul 2018 for accommodation that shows the option to enter a coupon code on the booking form.
    Search Properties
    5% OFF
    Expires in 4 days!
    Dreaming of the beach? Get 5% off in Langkawi.
    5% OFF
    Expires in 4 days!
    Valid on bookings made 15 Jul 2018 through 21 Jul 2018 for accommodation that shows the option to enter a coupon code on the booking form.
    Search Properties

Just booked


Just viewed by other Agoda travelers


In and around West Lake District - West Lake Scenic Area


Discover the neighborhoods of West Lake District - West Lake Scenic Area


More about West Lake District - West Lake Scenic Area

West Lake has been central to tourism in Hangzhou for centuries. Marco Polo visited 700 years ago, and today’s tourists retrace his steps around this beautiful, manmade body of water. Many of the people booking accommodation in West Lake District arrive directly from Shanghai, whether they’re residents on a weekend trip or international tourists on their first venture onto Mainland China.

The ‘Ten Scenes of West Lake’ were collected in the days of the Southern Song Dynasty, and each is marked so that visitors can enjoy them. Many of these require coming at a set time, like ‘Lei Feng Pagoda in evening glow’ or ‘Melting snow at broken bridge’. The tourism bureau recently added ten more of their own, so today’s visitors can also ‘Enjoy tea at Dragon Well Village’ or view the ‘Sunny and rainy lakeside’ or the ‘Precious stone hill floating in Rosy Cloud’. The last one is a reference to a particular hillside at sunset where the boulders seem ready to lift off.

Other sites around the include Yellow Dragon Cave where Song-Dynasty Chinese would pray for rain, and the 4th-century Ling Yin Temple. The latter is one of China’s oldest temples and has been rebuilt more than 15 times. South of the lake is Xihu Tian Di, an attractively landscaped cultural center added a few years ago.

Wushan Square has a pagoda overlooking the lake, with walking trails that explore the hillside. Farther east is He Fang Street, a lively pedestrian area with merchants selling souvenirs and snacks. After sunset, the action shifts to Nanshan Road, with its late-night bars and pubs. Several hotels in West Lake District are close enough to Nanshan Road for tourists to safely walk home after dark.

Prev
July 2018
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
Next
August 2018
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031